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Over 76 houses destroyed in Savelugu/Nanton municipality by rainstorm

Image of areas damaged by rain storms in Savelugu

About 76 houses have been destroyed in the Savelugu/Nanton municipality in the northern region after a rainstorm that hit the area last Friday.

12 classrooms blocks in three basic schools of the municipality also have its roof riff completely.

The affected victims are now living with friends, family members and relatives in the area. The communities includes Nabogu,Chahi/Yapalisi, Tibogu-Naayili.

The rest are Kpekpaligu,Duko, Gbaumgbum, Kashegu, Yemo and Dohi. Prince Askia Mohammed is the Municipal Chief Executive for Savelugu/Nanton.

Speaking at Yemo, one of the affected communities, Prince Askia expressed shock about the extent of damage cause by the rainstorm and appealed to NGOs and other benevolent organizations to come to the aid of the victims.

The MCE his outfit, in the interim will look at resources available to assist the affected communities and schools whiles appealing to the NATIONAL Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) for support to ameliorate the suffering of the victims.  The waste affected community was Nabogu where over 30 houses have been riff off.

The Head Teacher of Duko Anglican primary school in the Savelugu municipality, Madama Vivian Ohene-Adu appealed to stakeholders in education to come to the aid of her school which is badly affected by last Friday rainstorm.

The school at the moment have combined class one and kedge two whiles class two and three have also been combined in one class.

The situation according to Madam Vivian is affecting teaching and learning in the school. The teacher said the school as at now has no other option than to combine the pupils.  

But the Human Resource Director at the Ghana Education Service in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality, Abukari Mahama said his outfit is liaising with School Management Committees and PTAs for temporally structures.

But the Director of Human resource at GES in the Savelugu municipality, Abukari Mahama says his outfit was liaising with relevant authorities in the area to provide temporally structures for the affected schools.

Some of the pupils at Yapalisi primary school appealed to education authorities in the area to re-roof their class rooms because as they put it ‘’the wreckage would hurt them’’.   

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